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From con- (with) +‎ templum (shrine, area for auspices).



contemplor (present infinitive contemplārī, perfect active contemplātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I observe, note or notice
  2. I gaze at or regard
  3. I contemplate


   Conjugation of contemplor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present contemplor contemplāris, contemplāre contemplātur contemplāmur contemplāminī contemplantur
imperfect contemplābar contemplābāris, contemplābāre contemplābātur contemplābāmur contemplābāminī contemplābantur
future contemplābor contemplāberis, contemplābere contemplābitur contemplābimur contemplābiminī contemplābuntur
perfect contemplātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect contemplātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect contemplātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present contempler contemplēris, contemplēre contemplētur contemplēmur contemplēminī contemplentur
imperfect contemplārer contemplārēris, contemplārēre contemplārētur contemplārēmur contemplārēminī contemplārentur
perfect contemplātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect contemplātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present contemplāre contemplāminī
future contemplātor contemplātor contemplantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives contemplārī, contemplārier1 contemplātus esse contemplātūrus esse
participles contemplāns contemplātus contemplātūrus contemplandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
contemplārī, contemplārier1 contemplandī contemplandō contemplandum contemplātum contemplātū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.

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